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Shaftesbury Lodge

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I can only echo other reviewers; this is a well run, attractive bed and breakfast. The hosts are welcoming and friendly. The location is a quiet, residential neighborhood. Breakfast was delicious, with great selection of choices. The sitting room and breakfast room are lovely. Be aware that Dundee's attractions are spaced out over several miles and may be challenging for... More 

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Great review and useful for other guests looking to come to Dundee without a car - many thanks More 

Freeport, Florida
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We actually stayed here two time during our two week trip. The room with three beds was amazing, with a beautiful window overlooking the street. The host was absolutely amazing! If we ever make it back, we will definitely be staying here.

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your lovely comments More 

Fort Worth
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700 reviews
76 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is a very comfortable and well located inn near downtown Dundee. It is a bit far from the train station to walk but it could be done. Heather and Martin are charming hosts and go to great lengths to make guests feel at home. The hotel is quiet at night and the rooms are roomy enough for 'full sized'... More 

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for posting - useful comments re train station for other travellers More 

Bedlington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights. We'd been to Dundee a few times previously and normally stayed in Travelodge/Premier Inns but decided to try the Shaftesbury as something different. We were definitely not disappointed! From a warm welcome on arrival, shown personally to our room (rather than directions) to a comfortable quiet room with lovely bathroom to a delicious breakfast... More 

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that we are keeping up with the competition! Many thanks More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The owner has been most elegant when considering the reason of my delay. It was a relief considering the way we were treated by Easyjet! At last a good word of comfort, a good introduction to what eventuially was a great week in Scotléand

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

I am delighted we were able to kick start your holiday off on the right foot! More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 6 August 2016

My dad and I stayed at Shaftsbury Lodge for 2 nights in June when we attended the Strathmore Highland Games at Glamis Castle. We had 2 rooms: a double and a single. Both were lovely - clean and nicely decorated, the beds were comfortable, television and tea & coffee making facilities as you'd expect, and the en suite bathrooms were... More 

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such an informative and positive review which will be useful for others looking to book More 

St Albans, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We only stayed overnight but thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this spacious sitting and bedroom with our private adjoining entrance hall and spacious bathroom. Very comfy king size bed. Nice small residents lounge with Wifi. Beautifully decorated and nice and quiet. Good hearty breakfast. Walking distance to town and restaurants. Helpful owner who recommended nearby Indian restaurant.

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for posting your review More 

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678 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely hotel with very very friendly management and attentive staff. Room was large and bed was comfy. Lively big windows and traditional style eating a be common areas. Parking on site and good hearty breakfast. Location is quiet but convenient for city centre. Water pressure in the bathroom was good and although we only stayed a night we were left... More 

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Great informative review - many thanks for taking the time to post More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I was made to feel welcome by the owner from check in. Breakfast was really good - lots of choice and cooked quickly. Hotel is in a quiet area. Dundee City Centre is a 25 minute walk which isn't too far. Free parking on the various side streets. Highly recommended.

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for posting an informative and positive review More 

Bangor, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The hotel is ideally situated and has cracking views of the River Tay. When I arrived I met Helen, who was very friendly, helpful and offered suggestions of where to go & what to do. The room was nice, clean and comfy.

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Heather L, Owner at Shaftesbury Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for posting a lovely review More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Shaftesbury is situated in the quiet west-end of Dundee. It is ideally located, close to the vibrant city centre, Dundee University, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee airport, Dundee Botanic Garden,BMI Fernbrae Hospital and the Riverside Technology Park. Only 5 minutes walk to the West Park Conference Centre. The Shaftesbury is run by Heather and Martin offering a warm welcome, great breakfasts, clean and comfortable accommodation, making your stay perfect and enjoyable when visiting Dundee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shaftesbury Lodge

Address: 1 Hyndford Street, Dundee DD2 1HQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dundee
Price Range: $101 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shaftesbury Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Shaftesbury Hotel Dundee
Shaftesbury Lodge Dundee, Scotland, UK
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dundee
#5 Luxury Hotel in Dundee
#8 Family Hotel in Dundee
#9 Business Hotel in Dundee
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“Ask for the suite of rooms overlooking the rear of the property.”
 of 5 bubbles LynnS624, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Exceptionally clean and friendly.”
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“We were allocated a room on arrival and it was more than adequate”
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“Room 6 was very spacious”
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“All the rooms seem quite quiet as it's away from the main traffic areas.”
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